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International Student Orientation

The International Student Centre (ISC) is dedicated to providing continuous support to help UWindsor international students succeed. Our friendly, knowledgeable, and supportive staff are here to help you every step of the way as you transition into a new life in Canada and become a part of the UWindsor community. Whether you are choosing to study online in Canada or from your home country, we will do everything we can to make you feel welcome.

Studying in a new country and a new educational system can be both exciting and overwhelming. The International Student Centre offers a variety of programs to help you meet new friends, adjust to a new culture, and integrate into the UWindsor community whether online or in person.

International Student Orientation Sessions

(Monday, August 31 to Thursday, September 3, 2020)

The International Student Orientation consists of 3 sessions, each session is offered 3 times. Whether you are studying in Canada or from home, you should attend all three sessions based on your schedule.

Session 1: Getting Involved on Campus and within Community

During this session, you will meet the team from the International Student Centre, learn about Canadian workplace culture and job searching skill, and meet current students and student groups.


  • Monday, August 31, 2020: 10am EST
  • Wednesday, September 2, 2020: 9am EST
  • Thursday, September 3, 2020: 11am EST

Session 2: Policies and Regulations in Canada and the Uwindsor

This is a session where you will learn about about the immigration and visa information, understand the academic requirements in order to successfully complete your program at the University of Windsor.


  • Monday, August 31, 2020: 11am EST
  • Wednesday, September 2, 2020: 10am EST
  • Thursday, September 3, 2020: 9am EST

Session 3: Stay Healthy & Active at the Uwindsor

This is an important session where you will learn about the information about health coverage for yourself and family in Canada. variety of services and programs to help you stay healthy and active.


  • Tuesday, September 1, 2020: 10am EST 
  • Wednesday, September 2, 2020: 11am EST
  • Thursday, September 3, 2020: 10am EST

The above sessions will be held on the ISC's Blackboard Site: